New Partnership: Penn Athletics Wharton Leadership Academy

Note: The following article was originally published in NCAA Magazine on October 23, 2017. This partnership is possible due to a $1 million commitment from alumnus David S. Pottruck to establish the Penn Athletics Wharton Leadership Academy. For the original press release, please go here.   College sports and leadership skills have longRead More

2017 Global Alumni Forum Highlights

Browse through photos, video, and more to relive this fantastic experience, and continue your pursuit of lifelong learning with interviews from Bloomberg News and an insightful special report from Knowledge@Wharton.

Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize – 2017 Winner Announced

This article was originally posted in the April 27, 2017 Philadelphia Inquirer and was written by Ronnie Polaneczky Women Against Abuse wins $250,000 Women Against Abuse will use the Lipman Family Prize to save lives It has been nine months since Joyce Quaeay, Megan Short, Mashanda Johnson, and Joseline PerezRead More

Research: Is ‘Conflict’ a New Marketing Tool?

This opinion piece by Alby Anand Kurian was originally published on the Knowledge@Wharton site on Feb 23, 2017 Conflict as a Marketing Tool (CAMT) has its roots not in marketing but in screenplay writing. You will find frameworks for screenplay writing in textbooks on the subject — Syd Field’s Screenplay:Read More

What will Trump’s Cabinet Picks Mean for the Environment?

Eric Orts, Wharton Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics & Management, and the Director of the Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership Eric Orts and Jody Freeman  discuss Trump’s cabinet appointments and the future of environmental protections and research. Note: This interview was previously published as a Knowledge@Wharton article onRead More

Conversations with the C-Suite

Recently, Professor Mike Useem, the William and Jaclyn Egan Professor of Management teamed up with Wharton's Aresty School of Executive Education for a video series, entitled Conversations with the C-Suite. Recently, Professor Useem had the pleasure of interviewing the following executives, Dr. Peter Fasalo,  the Vice President, Global Human Resources, of JohnsonRead More

Announcing Knowledge@Wharton Books

We are happy to announce that Knowledge@Wharton and Wharton Digital Press have teamed up to launch Knowledge@Wharton Books, a new line of ebooks by Knowledge@Wharton. Knowledge@Wharton Books offer you the signature reporting that you have come to expect from Knowledge@Wharton in a new and exciting format, including in-depth coverage and analysisRead More

Leadership Dispatches visit to Chile

Upon publication of Leadership Dispatches: Chile’s Extraordinary Comeback from Disaster by Stanford University Press in March, 2015, its authors* were invited to make a set of presentations in Santiago, the capital of Chile, on April 21-22.  Michael Useem and Erwann Michel-Kerjan offered the main findings of their study and itsRead More